[SecurityWeek] Ransomware Gangs Get More Aggressive Against Law Enforcement

Police Chief Will Cunningham came to work four years ago to find that his six-officer department was the victim of a crime. Hackers had taken advantage of a weak password to break in and encrypt the files of the department in Roxana, a small town in Illinois near St. Louis, and were demanding $6,000 of […]

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[SecurityWeek] Four Eastern Europeans Admit in U.S. Court to Providing Bulletproof Hosting

Four individuals from Eastern Europe have pleaded guilty in a United States court to their roles in a RICO conspiracy. Between 2008 and 2015, the four individuals provided “bulletproof hosting” services that threat actors employed for cyberattacks on entities in the United States. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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[SecurityWeek] Twilio, HashiCorp Among Codecov Supply Chain Hack Victims

The massive blast radius from the Codecov supply chain attack remains shrouded in mystery as security teams continue to assess the fallout from the breach but a handful of victims are starting to publicly acknowledge possible exposure of sensitive developer secrets. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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[SecurityWeek] SolarWinds Shares More Information on Cyberattack Impact, Initial Access Vector

Texas-based IT management company SolarWinds on Friday shared more information on the impact of the significant breach disclosed late last year, and claimed that less than 100 of its customers were actually hacked. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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[SecurityWeek] Cyberattack on US Pipeline is Linked to Criminal Gang

The cyberextortion attempt that has forced the shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline was carried out by a criminal gang known as DarkSide that cultivates a Robin Hood image of stealing from corporations and giving a cut to charity, two people close to the investigation said Sunday. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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